What NOT to Include on Your Resume

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When it comes to your resume, be sure to leave off long paragraphs without bullets, statements in your objective summary, general descriptions of duties without reference to how you added value, and more. Sometimes less is more. When it comes to your resume, there are just as many things to leave off as items you… Read more »

4 Tips For Discussing Your Strengths and Weaknesses in a Job Interview

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When discussing your strengths and weaknesses in a job interview, be honest, tell a story, keep it short, and more. Applying for jobs and interviewing is time-consuming and nerve-wracking. Probably no one enjoys this process, including the part where you have to discuss your strengths and weaknesses with strangers. Almost every interviewer asks you these… Read more »

5 Tips to Become Happier at Work

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To increase your happiness at work, find meaning, apply your strengths, foster work relationships, takes breaks, and use your lunch break, and more. More than 50% of us are unhappy at work. Isn’t that terrible? The surveys show that workers are unhappy with job security, wages, promotions, vacation policies, sick leave, and health and retirement… Read more »

Stand Out at Your New Job with These 3 Easy Tips

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There are good and bad ways to stand out at your new job. You probably went through an intense process of applying and interviewing, background checks and testing, but you made it here. Now you’re excited and anxious and ready to make a great first impression with your boss and coworkers. The first 90-days on… Read more »

3 Tips to Turn Stress Into Productivity

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Stress can be both positive and negative. The negatives are the physical ailments that come with chronic stress, like heart disease and anxiety disorders, which today affects more than 40 million adults. Usually, we think of stress in the negative, as in, “I am so stressed out.” But stress actually can stimulate your brain to… Read more »

4 Ways to Help Your Employees Achieve Their Career Goals

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It’s important to regularly discuss career development with your employees. You can also provide a career coaching program. There’s been a lot written about how much it costs companies to lose an employee. Businesses invest thousands of dollars in recruiting, hiring, and training, only to have an employee leave. The latest data shows that turnover… Read more »

3 Reasons to Take a Third-Shift Position

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Many people don’t take a lot of time to consider their work schedule, often because they assume that first shift is the best or only option. Just going with the default, however, can be a big mistake. Third shift, or overnight work, can be a better solution for many people because of the benefits that… Read more »

Why Veterans Can Have Great Light Industrial Careers

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Veterans develop many important skills and abilities while serving their country – but it isn’t always easy to see where and how those skills can translate into work in civilian life. Light Industrial positions are the types of jobs that veterans may excel in. There are a lot of reasons why veterans can have great… Read more »